Top 10 awesome movies like Kiri no shigosen that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Kiri no shigosen and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Masanobu Deme, Shima Iwashita and Sayuri Yoshinaga . Here goes the list -

  1. Tokyo Tower: Mom and Me, and Sometimes Dad
  2. Hanging Garden
  3. Tengoku de kimi ni aetara
  4. Shimanto River
  5. The Sting of Death
  6. Hayabusa: The Long Voyage Home
  7. Blood and Bones
  8. Onimasa
  9. Sayonara, Kuro
  10. The Diary of Yumechiyo
  1. Tokyo Tower: Mom and Me, and Sometimes Dad

    Tokyo Tower: Mom and Me, and Sometimes Dad

    Leaving her alcoholic husband, Eiko takes their son Masaya away from Tokyo and back to her hometown in a Kyushu rural mining community. She toils to support him though many years of schooling even after he wastes his time while studying art in a Tokyo university. After graduation he struggles to find work and finally pulls his life together for his mother's sake, ultimately ending up with multiple jobs as an illustrator and even as the host of a sexually-themed talk show on radio. When Eiko becomes ill with cancer, Masaya invites her to live with him in back in Tokyo where the roles of support are reversed.

    This movie, created by Joji Matsuoka, Joe Odagiri and Kirin Kiki, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  2. Hanging Garden

    Hanging Garden

    A family struggling to live together even with the outrageous behaviors from each family members.

    This movie, created by Toshiaki Toyoda, Kyôko Koizumi and Anne Suzuki, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  3. Tengoku de kimi ni aetara

    Tengoku de kimi ni aetara

    This movie, created by Takehiko Shinjo, Takao Ohsawa and Misaki Itô, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  4. Shimanto River

    Shimanto River

    A young boy, Atsu, grows up along the banks of the Shimanto River in rural southern Shikoku. He comes to grips with the unfairness of life and the emotional pain involved in the loss of innocence.

    This movie, created by Hideo Onchi, Kanako Higuchi and Renji Ishibashi, scores 6.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  5. The Sting of Death

    The Sting of Death

    Period drama set in the 1950's about a couple isolating themselves from the outside world as they attempt to salvage their faltering marriage, no matter what the costs, after the husband has an affair.

    This movie, created by Kôhei Oguri, Keiko Matsuzaka and Ittoku Kishibe, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  6. Hayabusa: The Long Voyage Home

    Hayabusa: The Long Voyage Home

    Based on the true story of the Hayabusa asteroid probe, which collected samples from the asteroid Itokawa in the world's first-ever sample return after landing on a solid-surfaced celestial body outside Earth's gravisphere.

    This movie, created by Tomoyuki Takimoto, Ken Watanabe and Yôsuke Eguchi, scores 5.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  7. Blood and Bones

    Blood and Bones

    In 1923, the Korean teenager Kim Shun-Pei moves from Cheju Island, in South Korea, to Osaka, in Japan. Along the years, he becomes a cruel, greedy and violent man and builds a factory of ...

    This movie, created by Yôichi Sai, Takeshi Kitano and Hirofumi Arai, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  8. Onimasa

    Onimasa

    A yakuza melodrama, covering decades in the lives of Boss Onimasa, his adopted daughter Matsue, and his biological daughter Hanako.

    This movie, created by Hideo Gosha, Tatsuya Nakadai and Masako Natsume, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

  9. Sayonara, Kuro

    Sayonara, Kuro

    A stray dog wanders into a high school's grounds. The dog, named Kuro, stays at the school and becomes a special friend to everyone. Ryosuke and Koji are not only best friends but also rivals in their love for Yukiko. One day, soon before the upcoming university entrance exam, Koji passes away in a bike accident. Yukiko, who did not reciprocate his love, feels devastated, but Kuro helps heal her pain.

    This movie, created by Joji Matsuoka, Satoshi Tsumabuki and Ayumi Itô, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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  10. The Diary of Yumechiyo

    The Diary of Yumechiyo

    The beautiful Yumechiyo returns home with the crushing news that her atom-bomb-induced illness is leukemia. With less than 6 months to live she falls in love with a young man.

    This movie, created by Kirio Urayama, Sayuri Yoshinaga and Kinya Kitaôji, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama

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